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STEED: End-to-end email encryption
Posted Oct 27, 2011 13:08 UTC (Thu) by Klavs (subscriber, #10563)
I hope they make room for that in the standard. In this way, postfix (or some other mailserver) could simply decrypt the email, if it's for local delivery - and set some markers for the MUA - to verify keys etc.
Posted Oct 27, 2011 13:51 UTC (Thu) by brinkmd (subscriber, #45122)
stripping the encryption locally and storing unencrypted is fine, there is nothing standing in the way. You will want to keep signatures though (that's possible because mail is first signed then encrypted, and you only strip the outer layer), and use our trust model. You will also want to use opportunistic encryption and automatic key retrieval and distribution.
Posted Oct 28, 2011 10:56 UTC (Fri) by josh (subscriber, #17465)
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